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Revisiting Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2006 Draft Class

While I initially planned to cover just the Mike Tomlin years in revisiting the Steelers’ recent drafts, I recently talked about their first-round history dating back to 2006, so I thought that we should keep going. And in the interests of reaching a round number—and with a nod toward Heath…


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Steelers Still Recovering From Past First-Round Decisions

While I have been writing these draft revisitation articles, one theme in particular struck me as concerning for a brief span of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ draft history. While they may have avoided landing any true outright busts, the team experienced a dry spell when it comes to hitting on first-rounders,…


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Draft Classmates Antonio Brown, Emmanuel Sanders Reunite

When the Pittsburgh Steelers resolved to part ways with wide receiver Santonio Holmes—their 2006 first-round draft pick—in the 2010 offseason, they knew that they had to restock the shelves at the position. Hines Ward was in the twilight of his career and second-year wide receiver Mike Wallace could be just…


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Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions: Week 2 Vs. 49ers

Week 2 – September 20, 2015 Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: San Francisco 49ers At 0-1, the Pittsburgh Steelers are already at a pivotal point in their season. The home opener, on paper, looked like it would be one of the softer games on the schedule after the San Francisco 49ers…


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Report: Bengals Worked Out WR Santonio Holmes

The Cincinnati Bengals are currently looking at a few available veteran wide receivers and according to Rand Getlin of the NFL Network, former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes worked out for them on Thursday. WR’s David Nelson, Greg Little, and Santonio Holmes worked out for the #Bengals today, a…


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Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers Edge Rusher

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…


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Season Of Change: Wide Receiver Carousel Continues

Over the course of the past couple of years, the Pittsburgh Steelers have undergone an uncommon amount of change, which could have been largely correlated with the fact that the team had finished 8-8 in consecutive seasons while failing to advance to the postseason. In deference to general manager Kevin…





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AFC North Draft History Study: Wide Receivers

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


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Steelers Will Go Into Draft With Open Mind

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost a boat load of veteran leadership and experience from the defensive side of the ball since last season, namely Jason Worilds, Brett Keisel, Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu. Those are four starters gone, and on paper seems to be a lot to replace at the snap of a finger, something general…


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‘Running To The Podium’ A Product Of Preparation, Planning

Over the years, many a studious observer has been able to develop a loose, working knowledge of how general manager Kevin Colbert and the Pittsburgh Steelers tend to conduct their draft processes. Some have even gone so far as to freeze frame war room video to study the names on…


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The Ramifications Of A Trade Up For Pittsburgh

With a new 5-year window for franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and the stage set for the offense to take it’s place as the NFL’s best, the elephant in the room as far as the Pittsburgh Steelers are concerned is the status of their defense. It’s a defense that’s been undergoing…


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Steelers Throw Down Gauntlet For Jarvis Jones To Decide Fate

With the manner in which the Pittsburgh Steelers have handled their outside linebacker position during this offseason, they have, whether unintentionally or otherwise, turned the 2015 season into a pivotal one in terms of the future of Jarvis Jones, their former first-round draft pick from 2013. The Steelers had early…